Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Governor announces inauguration schedule.

Lord Protector and Governor Phil Bryant issued the following press release:


Governor Phil Bryant Announces “Imagine Mississippi” 2016 Inaugural Events

(Jackson, Miss.)—On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, Governor Phil Bryant will be sworn-in for a second term continuing his service as Mississippi 64th Governor.

The inaugural theme of “Imagine Mississippi” will highlight the positive change that will continue in the future under Governor Bryant’s leadership.

Inaugural events on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, include the swearing-in ceremony at the State Capitol building beginning at 11:00 a.m., the inaugural parade in downtown Jackson beginning at 1:30 p.m., and the inaugural ball at the Jackson Convention Complex beginning at 7:30 p.m.

A website has been launched to provide additional details about upcoming inaugural events. The website, www.ImagineMS.com, includes initial information such as locations for the parade and swearing-in ceremony, ticketing information for the inaugural ball and accommodation options for out-of-town guests. Tickets for the inaugural ball are $50 per person and can be purchased at the Mississippi Coliseum Box Office, online at www.ImagineMS.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

20 comments:

Anonymous said...

Shouldn't we just save this money? I mean same Governor, really no surprises or reasons to celebrate. I'm glad he won, but seriously there was no competition. The conservative thing to do would be a small swearing in ceremony and maybe a privately funded banquet. Everyone is cutting back. Here is a chance to lead by example.

Anonymous said...

I completely agree. A no-frills swearing in and a small reception paid for by supporters would be more than adequate. Phil, put the money where your mouth/policies are: no tax money for a celebration.

Anonymous said...

Is butler snow sponsoring this ?

Anonymous said...

I agree with 12:41 and 2:01. This is a waste of time and someone's money. But no one cares.

Anonymous said...

I bet they will have real police cars and everything. I'm so proud to have Feel as our governor. He is truly innovative.

Anonymous said...

Black tie and boots optional. Just like Guvnah Feel.

Anonymous said...

well this is a colossal waste of time and money. He is already governor. Stupid, arrogant, conceited, self centered career politicians

Anonymous said...

Hope we have heavy rain or snow on that day!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Gooooleee!

You think they'll have a parade with real police cars?

Thik they will turn the police car lights and sirens on?

That would be redneck orgazmic!

Anonymous said...

LMAO as the domain for Feel's inauguration lovefest is privately registered. They'll do everything possible to hide the feathering of the Frontier nest.

Anonymous said...

If that truck driver the Democrats fielded would have won, I wonder what their shin dig would have been like?

I'm thinking a Benny Thompson Bolton Fish Fry type of affair ?

Anonymous said...

That truck driver is driving the Gov'ners float in the parade.

Tix only $50. Guess I'll put on the overalls and go. Packing, of course.

Spare No Expense said...

I attended one of Haley's inaugural events. The coliseum was filled. Larry Gatlin and brothers played and sang. It was a grande ole tyme reminiscent of a Kappa Alpha Ball. I still have the cups, shot glasses, napkins, fountain pens, etc. They spared no expense. The only thing missing was Ernest T. Bass suddenly appearing on stage throwing rocks.

Anonymous said...

I agree with the previous comments about being fiscally conservative. I really don't care where the $ comes from, this is a TOTAL waste of it. Fiscally conservative republicans are only fiscally conservative when it benefits them. Of course, skipping an event that boasts them wouldn't even cross their minds. Do the right thing Gubner Feel-send a press release telling the voters you are going to forgo the wasted event and instead donate the money to the state budget (what a novel idea) OR a charity (an even better idea). Also, now is the time to announce the session will be shortened from 4 months to 2. All the "business" can easily be accomplished in 2 months (really 1 month if you want to practice what you preach & be responsible with tax payer dollars). Why won't he do this? Answer is simple-his legislator buddies get paid by the number of days they're in session. Going back to my original comment-it's good to be fiscally conservative UNLESS that impacts the fiscally conservative republicans. The insanity here-we keep electing the same mess. Good job, Mississippi! Near last in education, near the top in teen pregnancies, etc, etc...

NEVER FORGET said...

@6:33 AM: ... near the top in teen pregnancies, etc, etc...

Look Who Voted To Protect Child Rapists

Most of the Black Caucus voted against HB #151. HB #151 is a step forward in the fight against child rape. Not statutory rape. Child rape.
....
House: Bailey, Blackmon, Broomfield, Clarke, Coleman (29th), Ellis, Evans (70th), Harrison, Hines, Huddleston (30th), Johnson, Middleton, Perkins, Straughter, Thomas, Williams-Barnes, Wooten, Young.

Senate: Kelvin Butler, Frazier, Horhn, Jackson of 11th, Jackson of 32nd, Kennie Wayne "Hollywood" Jones, David Jordan, Sollie Norwood, Derrick Simmons, Willie Simmons

Anonymous said...

Haley's were lots of fun. Phil will probably have someone like Marty Stuart play who he thinks is famous or his brothers band. It's always a disappointment and second rate.

Strike Up The Band said...

Please pay attention, 9:00 a.m. Marty Stuart IS famous. You might prefer the combo players at Shuckers though.

Not the Grinch said...

I hope that everybody here that thinks Feel should forgo his party and save the money do the same thing with any upcoming Christmas parties, football or bowl parties, and of course, their New Year's Eve festivities.

This is a party - and it aint being paid for with your tax dollars. I don't plan to go, but for anybody that wants to pony up their $50 and put on a tux, I hope they have a great time.

All you bitchers here - let us know what charity you sent your holiday party savings to once the checks are written, you hear?

Anonymous said...

These events are not paid for with tax dollars. Everyone wants something to cry and moan about. Sorry, this ain't it.

Anonymous said...

Don't forget to wear your boots with your tux just like Feel. He's one of us you know. Used to be a deputy before he became a pubic servant.

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